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September 2021 Bid Protest roundup

USA - October 6 2021 In Land Shark Shredding, an instructive case for government contractors regarding the impact transactions can have on pending protests, the Court of…

Where can you protest an other transaction award? Insights from kinemetrics

USA - October 5 2021 As federal agencies, and the Department of Defense in particular, increasingly allocate greater amounts of their annual budgets to nontraditional…

Overview of prior guidance for PPP loans

USA - October 1 2021 The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) began with rushed legislation and a race for financial support in the middle of a pandemic. This race was…

SBA issues final rule on appeals process for PPP loan review decisions

USA - September 22 2021 The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a final rule on Borrower Appeals of Final SBA Loan Review Decisions Under the Paycheck Protection…

New guidance on covid-19 protocols for contractor employees at federal facilities

USA - September 17 2021 On September 17, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (the “Task Force”) issued updated guidance (the “Guidance”) to federal agencies about…

Waivers of minor informalities, meaningful discussions, and a “dreary wreck” of a procurement

USA - September 9 2021 In the first case, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) considered and rejected a protester’s argument that an agency was required to waive or…

FAR Councils Promulgate Final Rule Implementing SBA’s 2016 Revisions to the Limitations on Subcontracting Rule

USA - August 17 2021 After a five-year wait, small business subcontracting rules that the Small Business Administration (SBA) promulgated in 2016 will finally appear in…

Proposed Rule for Tightening Buy American Act Restrictions

USA - August 13 2021 We previously commented on one aspect of the Trump Administration’s America-First policies that the Biden Administration has embraced wholeheartedly:…

JULY 2021 BID PROTEST ROUNDUP (LAW360 SPOTLIGHT)

USA - August 11 2021 This month’s Law360 Bid Protest Roundup examines three recent decisions from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The first two cases highlight splits…

June 2021 bid protest roundup (Law360 spotlight)

USA - July 13 2021 This month's Law360 Bid Protest Roundup starts on a promising note as courts begin opening their doors after months of restricted access due to the…